Houndmouth: From the Hills to the Limelight - Oct 28th
Houndmouth is a rock band formed in New Albany, Indiana in November 2011, and in a relatively short amount of time the band has achieved recognition that is justly considered phenomenal. The Carnegie Center's exhibition seeks to explore the band's emergence and rise of their reputation on the musical scene and the importance of their strong ties to the local community.
The Crosley Cruiser, Crosley's mobile record store, will be parked in front of the Carnegie Center during the opening reception for Houndmouth: From the Hills to the Limelight on Friday, October 28, 2016, from 6-9 PM.
Day of the Dead Exhibit Opening Reception - October 28th
Arts Council exhibit features the works of Penny Sisto and Roxy Lentz
Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have d ied, and help support their spiritual journey. Both artists are drawing inspiration from this unique holiday.
Please join the Arts Council of Southern Indiana for a fabulous exhibit featuring renowned fiber artist Penny Sisto, and jewelry artist Roxy Lentz who are collaborating to create a spectacular Oay of the Dead fashion event and art exhibit.
For only the second time, Penny will be showing clothing and handbag designs, in addition to her well known fabric works collages many inspired by images of artist Freda Kahlo.
Roxy will also be exhibiting gorgeous art jewelry and clothing that is comprised of upcycled and found objects to create one of a kind, wearable art pieces and clothing.
The opening reception features a fashion show highlighting Roxy and Penny's clothing accessorized with Roxy's art jewelry. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments while completing your holiday shopping.
Exhibit opening reception hours are 5:30pm - 8:00pm in the Pat Harrison Art Gallery Main Gallery.
Literally, A Haunted House - October 28th & 29th
The Culbertson Mansion’s haunted Carriage House is not for the faint of heart.
TheScareFactor.com warns that, “There may be times where you are wondering if everyone in your group will make it out alive. Be aware of your surroundings, this cast is known for drawing your attention away from what you should really be afraid of.”
Literally, A Haunted House upcoming schedule - Oct 28, 29, 2016; 7:00pm $14 regular admission. The Culbertson Mansion is located at 914 East Main Street, (corner of 10th & Main,).
Pies & Pumpkins at St. John Presbyterian - October 29th
City Trunk or Treat Event - October 29th
Costume Carnival at the 4-H Fairgrounds - Oct 31st
In an effort to provide a safe and fun Halloween, community leaders are once again offering an alternative to trick or treating. This years Costume Carnival event will be held at the Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds on Fern Valley Road from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. They are hoping to make it a family affair with treats, free prizes, and free entertainment for kids of all ages.
A costume contest will be held for preschool to Adults and a $50 gift card will be given to the winners in different age categories. There will be booths to visit and stage entertainment, both inside or outside. There will be a free bubble house furnished by the Parks and Recreation Department for everyone to enjoy. This is a rain or shine event.